Creative Technical Director/Build

  • Contract / Stipend
  • Chicago

Website handbagtheater Hell in a Handbag Productions

Chicago's campiest and most ridiculous theater

Hell in a Handbag Productions, Chicago’s leading Camp and Parody theatre company, seeks a Technical Director I Promised Myself to Live Faster, a queer outer space adventure,  directed by JD Caudill, to be performed in the Chopin downstairs space at 1543 W. Division St. in Wicker Park. Rehearsals are at our space at 4335 N. Western Ave.

Candidates should have carpentry experience and be creative. Requires creating set pieces from non-traditonal material (pool noodles, panty hose, scuptural items).  You would work with the Set Designer to create an alien world in the Chopin basement.  A fun and creative task for the right person.

The Following dates prevail:

a.      Rehearsals at 4335 N. Western: Feb. 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 27, 28 Mar. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14,

b.      Load-in/Build*: Mar. 13, 14

c.      Tech and Dress rehearsal: Mar. 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 (TBA)

d.      Previews: Mar. 23, 24, 25

e.      Opening: Mar. 26

f.       Performances: Mar. 30, 31, April, 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30 (closing)

g.      Extension: Will be notified by April 19. Extension dates: May 4, 5, 6, 7

h.      Strike: Mar. 30- after show Extension strike: May 7-after show

Instructions to Apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to handbagproductions@gmail.com

To apply for this job email your details to hellinahandbagcasting@gmail.com

Pay Rate/Range*: $1,200
Organization Contact Name: IPMTLF Production Team
Organization Email Contact: handbagproductions@gmail.com